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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 03:44 AM
Replies: 23
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Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Flathead Friday. New project. Rusty Crusty Flatty. VIDEO.

I have a holesaw the size of the bottom of the ring grooves on the outside of it i have a sleeve made of plastic to guide it an keep it from hitting the cyinderwalls.
You cut down enough to get by...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 604
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Flathead Friday. New project. Rusty Crusty Flatty. VIDEO.

Since it now is std 239 and has a rebuild tag i suspect it started out as a 221.
Do a pencil test on it...
Thought the setting of the caliper was the reading...so itīs a 239...my mistake..
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-13-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Tachometer

If you contact Tubman here on Fordbarn he sells a converter that lets you run any 12v tach of your choice on 6v pos ground.
Nothing wrong with the Westach but nice with a period correct tach...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-13-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Can I get some help? Brake drum (axle) retainers.

And if you want them for half the price C&G takes check out speedway motors...
https://www.speedwaymotors.com/Early-Ford-Banjo-Rear-End-Brake-Drum-Axle-Retainer,1981.html
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 755
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Tranny info and test?

I would think someone doing a points restoration would trade you a nice -34 gearbox ready to go for that one...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 478
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Igniton gureu's...next step/questions

Voltage number is in the high range...is the contacts really making contact or is there still oxide on them ?
I would make sure they are really clean before doing anything else...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2019, 02:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Thanks for the advice, still need more

This is the little gadget i thought of.....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Thanks for the advice, still need more

Thoose mallory distributors had something called a spark control valve mixed into it just to complicate things if i remember right...
Taking vacuum from intake and having venturi controlling the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 791
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: flathead oil pan

Only sheetmetal that goes on an oilpan i can think of is the clutchcover piece on a 2 piece truck oilpan...or the clean out cover...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: 8BA Startup

Even a 3-brush generator wonīt manage to kill itself testfiring an engine for a short time...
The windings have to heat up enough to damage the insulation before bad things start to happen....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,144
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Ebay sales tax in place

You still have descent salestax...we have 25% salestax over here !
When the black hole eating the funds grow...so does the taxes...we must have a giant one here in sweden...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: 8BA Startup

Generators donīt care about running unloaded..alternators is the ones that have a bad habbit of frying the solidstate parts in them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 338
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: 8BA Valve length

I just suspect that a custom valveguide would be less costly then making custom valves...
Or you can make a sleeve/spacer to fit the guides you have now...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Clutch chatter....

The problem isnīt that the bit canīt cut through the hard material.
Itīs that the load on the lathe is different when the bit hitīs a hardspot it moves away under the increased load.
Even a $250...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2019, 03:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Clutch chatter....

The thing is if the flywheel has hard spots on it taking a very light cut on a lathe will give you a surface that still has the hard spots...the cutting bit on the lathe will flex between the soft...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Trash Can Condeners Tubman

Iīve been running Tubmans capacitors for a couple of years now...works good and looks good !
All the Sun and SW tach driver boxes had mercury batteries in them...even if you find a new unused one...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 739
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Industria Argentina

Ford argentina started by making model Tīs and ran until the war started...as parts got harder to get they slowed down to only selling spares they could make locally.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-30-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,026
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Carbon build up inside intake bores?

Headbolts can be reused if they wasnīt abused being overtorqued.
Sealant is like flavour of icecream...we all have our favourite...i use loctite threadsealer...permatex or any pipethread sealer...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,026
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Carbon build up inside intake bores?

Depending on how hard you drive it...valves floating give you issues like that...
Burnt valves or a hole between heatriser and intake would make the car run bad...
Does it run as it should ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2019, 02:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Radio Polarity Help Needed

The person repairing it would be able to tell you if it will work on neg. ground or not...it depends a lot on what was exhanged and if it has a solidstate vibrator in it now...
And alternators donīt...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Power disc brakes 1950 ford f1

The second setup from performanceonline works with your original pedals only needs a few holes drilled into the frame for a stabilizer bracket.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Stainless bed strips ?

Bruce Horkey at https://www.horkeyswoodandparts.com is a great guy to deal with !
He also make metal parts for beds.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 522
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: 8BA stock lifters

Ford lifters should be flat.
If you surface the lifters they can be reused on a new cam as long as they arenīt worn to the point they are loosing their strength...or get to short from adjustment...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2019, 02:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: New water pump woes

The pumpbodies them self is only one style...then you have different pulleys.
If they are infact a rebuilder refitting a different pulley canīt be much of an issue?
If they try to mix and match an...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 733
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Oil Detergent - Rislone ZDDP

ZDDP kinda needs to be activated by heat and pressure from 2 metalsurfaces to stick to them...so not harming bearing material...
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